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Manufacturing remains a route to a good job, yet for a...

Manufacturing used to be the crown jewel of the American economy. Massive factories in nearly every corner of the country created goods sought worldwide....

Preparing for a new reality in manufacturing

VR, AR, and MR. If you think these “Rs” are only for gaming and recreation, then consider this: virtual reality, augmented reality, and mixed...

Manufacturers turn to local partnerships to upskill workers

Manufacturing job growth is slowing. After adding 22,000 jobs a month in 2018, the industry has seen that number drop to 6,000 a month...

Barbara Humpton on digital skills training in manufacturing

Siemens USA CEO Barbara Humpton discusses the transformation of the manufacturing industry from more mechanical, or analog, jobs to digital and the need for...

Manufacturers promise to train nearly 1.2 million workers

At a White House ceremony on Thursday, President Trump celebrated the one-year anniversary of an initiative to spur job training by companies, gaining a...

A once-thriving manufacturing town looks to the past to move forward

Automation is disrupting the workplace. Each year, for the past eight years, robot sales in the United States have hit a new record. Right...

Reverse globalization: 1,800 manufacturing jobs return to the U.S.

Too often, the effects of globalization result in companies moving jobs away from the United States. Yet over the past year, we’ve seen “reverse...

The winners and losers of globalization

We hear a lot about how companies are closing plants and sending jobs overseas where workers toil longer and harder for less pay. But...

Jane Oates talks about re-skilling after layoffs and preparing for the...

This week's news that General Motors will cut more than 14,000 jobs and close five North American plants was a shock, especially in a...

Want a good job? Three pathways will get you there

"The Game of Life" should include a third option to start the beloved board game. A new report from the Georgetown Unversity Center on...